Tag Archives: J.K. Rowling

UPDATED: Mystery surrounding J.K. Rowling’s new Twitter header image

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J.K. Rowling surprised fans earlier today when she changed her Twitter header image to a pile of mysterious papers, leaving everyone baffled. What does it mean?! Read More »

J.K. Rowling has completed the script for “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”

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Buried in a recent "Telegraph" interview with "Potter" producer David Heyman is some exciting news for "Harry Potter" fans - the script for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" is complete. Read More »

Pricing dispute between Amazon, Hachette at an end

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The ongoing battle between Hachette Book Group and Amazon is finally at an end. The two companies recently reached a multi-year agreement for book sales. This is great news for readers since throughout the dispute, Amazon has been postponing the availability of books by the Hachette Group, including J.K. Rowling’s "The Silkworm", penned under pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Read More »

Book Review: “The Silkworm” by Robert Galbraith

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Robert Galbraith's first novel enjoyed great financial and critical success even before he turned out to be J. K. Rowling, she of the Harry Potter series. The excitement of being a first-time author all over again seems to have spurred her imagination, bringing us this second Cormoran Strike mystery. I think it is as scintillating as the first installment, and if you'll forgive the slight spoiler, I look forward to following what promises to be an ongoing series. Read More »

J.K. Rowling releases new Pottermore short story on Dolores Umbridge

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As we learned last week, J.K. Rowling has written a new story on Dolores Umbridge, arguably one of the most disliked characters in the series, as part of Pottermore's Trick or Treat Celebration. Today, that new story has been released! Read More »

Pottermore releases first set of “Order of the Phoenix” chapters!

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Over the past week, Pottermore has been teasing its followers on social media and the Pottermore Insider that "all will be revealed" today, October 31, Halloween. And indeed, they did make quite the reveal! As many fans could have guessed, that Halloween secret was the release of all-new moments from "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix". Read More »

When the world threw in the towel

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When the final movie hit theaters, some of my friends asked me, “What are you going to do now that 'Harry Potter' is over?” At first, the answer to that question scared me because although I knew I would never stop loving 'Harry Potter', I didn’t know what I was going to do... Read More »

J.K. Rowling to release new story on Halloween!

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As part of Pottermore's Trick or Treat Celebration leading up to Halloween, it has been revealed that J.K. Rowling will release a new 1,700-word story! Read More »

“MuggleCast” #274: “Solve for Synopsis” now available!

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The "MuggleCast" boys are back! J.K. Rowling's recent Twitter antics have called your veteran "Harry Potter" podcast hosts out of hiatus to discuss the latest revelations regarding the forthcoming "Fantastic Beasts" film! Join Andrew, Micah, and Eric as they dissect every word (just like old times) of J.K. Rowling's brief Twitter synopsis, as well as explore the implications of Jo's frequent activity and cover some other recent news. Read More »

MuggleNet Throwback: J.K. Rowling joins Twitter!

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It's 2009, and Queen Rowling herself has joined the Twittersphere! But tweeting isn't all it's cracked up to be for the "Harry Potter" author. Find out why in this week's MuggleNet Throwback! Read More »

MuggleNet Throwback: JKR becomes a comic book legend?

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What happens when the world of our Queen Rowling collides with that of one amazing comic book artist? The answer is in this week's MuggleNet Throwback! Read More »

J.K. Rowling reveals her Patronus on Twitter

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After hinting at an upcoming Patronus test on Pottermore, J.K. Rowling answered a fan's question on Twitter about what her own Patronus would be. Read More »

J.K. Rowling backs new reading campaign

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"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has lent her support to a new campaign designed to promote higher reading standards for children. Find out more here. Read More »

J.K. Rowling hints at upcoming Patronus test on Pottermore

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In response to a fan's tweet about the lack of an official Patronus test, J.K. Rowling teases that Pottermore will solve this problem. Read More »

The ABCs of LeakyCon 2014: “Harry Potter”

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There was certainly no shortage of Pottermania at this year's LeakyCon, which took place from July 30 to August 3 at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Florida. Following up on our first recap of the event, here is a list of "Harry Potter" related memories we shared with our fellow attendees! Read More »

“Casual Vacancy” filming updates: New photos and set locations!

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We posted the first pictures from the set of "The Casual Vacancy" last week, and as filming continues, we've got more updates to fill you in on! Read More »

RUMOR: “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” sequel release dates set

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Did Warner Bros. just spill the beans on the release dates for the much-anticipated "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" trilogy? Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 95: “Live at LeakyCon Orlando” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", was live from LeakyCon Orlando this past weekend for a great special episode! Join Caleb, Eric, Kat, Laura, Michael, and Noah, along with the live audience, as we discuss J.K. Rowling moving forward with the "Harry Potter" canon! Read More »

J.K. Rowling writes personal letter to Cassidy Stay

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We posted last month about the remarkable resilience of Cassidy Stay, the 15-year-old who witnessed the murder of her entire family and went on to quote Dumbledore at their memorial service. Now, J.K. Rowling has sent a special letter to this very brave girl. Read More »

Update: J.K. Rowling fights to improve conditions for world’s orphaned children

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J.K. Rowling comments on the need to improve the conditions of the world's orphaned children in a new review of her charity, Lumos. Read More »